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Kris’ Quote – Artist’s Eye and a Human Heart – New book –

Kris’ Quote, Johnny’s Cash & Charley’s Pride Kris Kristofferson writes. That is what he does. Sure, he sings, acts, raises his voice & money in support of causes that he believes in – But most of all – he writes. Peter Cooper writes, too. The title of his book makes me smile. Johnny’s Cash and Charley’s Pride: Lasting Legends and Untold Adventures in Country Music     Kris Kristofferson Quote A Kris Kristofferson quote on the back cover of Peter Cooper’s book says, “Peter Cooper looks at the world with an artist’s eye and a human heart and soul.”     Why I am Ordering this Book Kris Kristofferson gave the author the thumbs up. That alone sold me.  Endorsements include Hank Williams Jr Tom T. Hall (member Country Music Hall of Fame) John Prine (member Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame)  American Songwriter magazine & The author was a journalist for The Tennessean, &  is a senior director, producer, and writer at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Peter Cook chronicles his experiences with legends and others in the country music scene. hence the subtitle –  Lasting Legends and Untold Adventures in Country Music Most of all, I want to read stories & tales that include Cowboy Jack Clement, Waylon Jennings, Chet Atkins, Johnny Cash, Charley Pride & many others – Especially, Kris Kristofferson. A recent article by Tim Gianni (the author’s ex-Boss & close friend) says Peter Cooper is  “A musician who has a few albums out himself, he relished every moment, every opportunity, to spend time with Music City’s finest citizens, listening to their tales.” The book is “a human-flavored read that begins with Cowboy Jack Clement ………..and ends with Waylon Jennings talking to him about Chet Atkins after that great guitarist, RCA exec and Nashville innovator had died.” Quotes the author saying,  “I spent a lot of time off the clock around Cowboy Jack Clement and Tom T. Hall and Kris Kristofferson, because I recognized they were extraordinary people and because I’m selfish, and I wanted to hear the things that they had to say when I wasn’t writing for publication.” & “I wrote it as if I was talking to someone at the Three Crow Bar who had just happened in and sat at the bar stool next to me.”   & Mr. Cooper wrote & wrote – 253 pages in all,  framed in 19 Chapters. Browse the SHOP Subscribe – Look right –  (No spam ever) If you read this book, please contact us if you have a review to share.       Credits & Citations: Article by Tim Gianni , Amazon Reviews, Notes from the book cover.   

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Kris Kristofferson – One on One – April 2017

Kris Kristofferson One on One (& it is just one…) Many of us just cannot make it a Kristofferson gig as often as we would like. I am very grateful that One on One shared this one song on their channel. It is just one song, but it is recent & brilliantly filmed. I hope you enjoy it too.   Over to the Silver Tongued Devil himself, singing  Me and Bobby McGee on April 29th, 2017 @ City Winery New York Credits: Youtube One on One Channel For more info visit  http://kriskristofferson.com – Audio & Video by: Ehud Lazin Pic is CC The video is 3rd party content & only shared here. Visit the channel directly for any further information regards copyright.

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Kris to Introduce Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid screening

Kentucky Theatre, Lexington, May 2017 Harry Dean Stanton, the Kentucky-born actor is honoured annually in the city of his birth. This year, Kris Kristofferson is supporting the Harry Dean Stanton Fest fundraising effort. Kris will introduce Sam Peckinpah’s Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid at the Kentucky Theatre. The post on the Kentucky Theatre’s Facebook page says “We are thrilled to announce that Kris Kristofferson, frequent collaborator and longtime friend of Harry Dean Stanton, will join us for a Harry Dean Stanton Fest fundraising event on Tuesday, May 23!”   It goes on to say, ” …we’re excited that we still get to celebrate Harry Dean in the springtime with a screening of PAT GARRETT AND BILLY THE KID. Mr Kristofferson will introduce the film and share some stories about his decades-long friendship with Harry Dean. All proceeds will benefit future programming for the festival.” Meet @GhostoftheGulch author of @WesternLore, @DJOtisBadass & Kris Kristofferson @KentuckyTheater See Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid #WildWest pic.twitter.com/y3gtLjcNYT — HillJack Russell (@HillJackRussell) May 10, 2017

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Woodie Guthrie – Exhibit Kris Kristofferson 2016

Kris Kristofferson is the recipient of the Woodie Guthrie Prize this year.  A very special exhibit opened in Tulsa today. Rick Wells, News on 6 gave fans the thumbs up with this interesting video that I will share below. Link to the full article follows. Personally, I love that the exhibit features so many facets of the man. An avid fan of his music, I am also very interested in other aspects of his life’s work. NewsOn6.com – Tulsa, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports – KOTV.com |   Learn more about the Woodie Guthrie Center & Award Full link available from here – Copyright resides with the owner & this site is only sharing it for the benefit of fans who might otherwise have missed the news. Embed & links are to the original content.

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Kris Pays Tribute to Fred Foster August 2016

The Recording Academy’s Grammy Salute To Music Legends –  14 October 2016 on PB What a night! While Kris pays tribute to Fred Foster, Martina McBride posted the follwing about her tribute to her hero – Linda Ronstadt.   Martina McBride, Kris Kristofferson, Don Was, Shelby Lynne and JD Souther will be among the performers and presenters for The Recording Academy’s Grammy Salute To Music Legends, an all-star concert to honor The Academy’s Special Merit Awards recipients for 2016, airing Friday, Oct. 14 at 9 p.m. on PB Can’t believe I sang for one of my heroes. See me honor Linda Ronstadt on Grammy Salute To Music Legends on 10/14! https://t.co/HGS5R2xzn8 — Martina McBride (@martinamcbride) August 30, 2016